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Michel Legrand, born February 24, 1932 at Becon-les-Bruyères (near Paris) was a French composer and director.

Michel Legrand is best known as an innovative composer in the film industry, writing music for more than 200 films from different filmmakers: Jean-Luc Godard, Richard Brooks, Claude Lelouch, Clint Eastwood and many others. Following the film The Umbrellas of Cherbourg and Les Demoiselles de Rochefort and Donkey Skin of Jacques Demy, Legrand's name became known worldwide. The Umbrellas of Cherbourg is a film which sang continuously all dialogues were inspired by the music. This concept was revolutionary at the time.

Legrand was approached by Hollywood after the success of Umbrellas of Cherbourg, the bombing of applications to collaborate musically on several films. His first composition for The Thomas Crown Affair by Norman Jewison in 1968, he won the first of three Oscar he received, the two others are Summer of '42 by Robert Mulligan in 1971 and Yentl Barbra Streisand in 1983. Even today, Legrand shares his time between France and the United States. He is resident in recent years in the Valais (Switzerland).

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